Meet Our Therapists

Brighter Sky Counseling serves adolescents, individuals, couples and families. We are licensed therapists, together with over 30 years of experience working in the field of mental health. Find out more about our therapists below.

Hannah Tippett, LCPC

Clinician - (406) 272-6228

Hannah is devoted to creating a safe place for clients to discover, grow and learn about themselves in therapy. She uses an holistic and mindful approach to helping clients connect with themselves, their bodies, their feelings and their needs to heal from trauma, address issues of depression, anxiety, grief, or life transitions.  

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Kenneth Dean, LCPC

Clinician - (406) 272-6228

Kenneth believes in the power of connection and inner strength to promote change and recovery for all individuals. Kenneth utilizes strengths based, CBT, DBT and other approaches in therapy to address issues of trauma, depression, anxiety, behavioral concerns, grief and life transitions. Kenneth enjoys working with single parents as they navigate parenting and LGBTQ+ communities members in discovery of their authentic selves. 

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Elizabeth Rogers, LCSW

Clinician - (406) 272-6228

Elizabeth believes everyone has the potential to make powerful and meaningful changes in order to find the peace they seek in life. With experience treating anxiety, depression, trauma using a variety of trauma-informed and evidenced-based methodologies including CBT, DBT, Elizabeth enjoys working with motivated adolescents and adults who understand change can be difficult, but value the journey of growth and healing. 

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Amara Rickman, LMFT

Clinician — (406) 272-6228

Amara Rickman has experience working with individuals, couples, and families. During her counseling career, she has worked with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, life transitions, pre-martial counseling, relationships, and addiction. She enjoys working with people going through a variety of life transitions.

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Staci West, LCPC

Clinician — (406) 272-6228

Staci believes that everyone has the ability to live a rich and meaningful life. She has experience working with adolescents and adults in a variety of settings. Her experience in schools, residential programs and outpatient mental health has given her experience to help you to meet your personal and therapeutic goals.

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Brittany Garcia, LCPC

Clinician — (406) 272-6228

Brittany works with adolescents and adults, treating trauma as well as other mood and anxiety disorders. She has experiences treating sexual assault and domestic violence victims and is an advocate and ally for the LGBTQ+ communities. 

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Julia Chandler, LCPC

Clinical Director — (406) 272-6228

Julia has experience in treating those who have experienced trauma, anxiety, depression, and helps her clients create confidence and to find a voice in their life. Julia utilizes somatic body approaches as well as EMDR. 

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Erin Bratsky, MSW, LCPC

Owner/Clinician — (406) 272-6228

Erin Bratsky works primarily with individuals struggling with concerns around depression, anxiety, trauma and self confidence. Erin is passionate about helping individuals work through challenges in life and to begin to find the courage to be present in their own life.

Find out more about Erin or schedule a session ⟩

Sarah Boucher

Administrative Assistant — (406) 272-6228

Sarah Boucher is the office administrative assistant at Brighter Sky Counseling. Sarah is available to answer any questions you have regarding scheduling, intake processes, billing, and insurance.

To contact Sarah with any questions, call (406) 272-6228 or email at

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At Brighter Sky Counseling we work hard to ensure you feel safe and comfortable. Take a look at our office space and get a sense of our style and personality. We are looking forward to working with you.

Staff at Brighter Sky Counseling are also dedicated to being a part of Billings and being involved in community events and services. Check out our involvement in the 2018 Out of the Darkness Walk and 406 Pride.